HIRING: Research Technician

Roles and Responsibilities

Field Work

  • Operate machinery for the tasks of; plant, spray, fertilize, and harvest all in-house research yield and nursery trials
  • Work with the nursery pollination team to complete pollination tasks
  • Collect research data in the yield and nursery trials
  • Maintain and service research equipment


  • There will be limited supervisory roles but certain day to day tasks the candidate might be leading a small crew of colleagues. These tasks include but are not limited to thinning, nursery pollinations, hand harvest etc.

Lab Work/Winter Work

  • Perform tasks to prepare for the next planting season. This includes shelling the hand harvested plots using the shelling equipment and counting seed for planting the plots.

Qualifications/ Education

  • Diploma in Agriculture OR BSc in Agriculture

To apply, please submit your resume to careers@horizonseeds.ca

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